The Lucky Bamboo plant also known as the ‘Dracena Sanderina’, is a popular ornamental houseplant. It is an indoor plant, native to East Asia. It is a perennial plant with fleshy stems. It is a strong, versatile plant, and is able to survive almost all light conditions. The plant thrives in water-filled containers and can be arranged in many designs with single stalks or other intricate designs. The Lucky Bamboo is a favorite plant for homes and work desks, bringing a splash of greenery all around you. The plant is considered to bring good luck and fortune according to Feng Shui.
The Lucky Bamboo plant is an excellent air purifier and removes toxic substances such as formaldehyde hanging in the air. This toxin accumulates in plywood furniture.
The Lucky Bamboo plant is a living decor piece. The plant instantly becomes the focal point of any work desk or a little cozy corner.
Lucky Bamboo plants are very easy to grow. Place it in a well-ventilated, diffused sunlight area and the plant will thrive.
Water the Lucky Bamboo plant when the soil is completely dry. Since the plant is mostly placed indoors, it may take a few days for the soil to become completely dry. If placing the plant in water, then make sure to change the water every 5 days.
Do not keep the Lucky Bamboo plant in direct sunlight as it will burn its leaves. Keep the plant in a medium or filtered light.
The best light to fall on this plant is from the late afternoon sun.
Place the Lucky Bamboo plant in the west direction, so the late afternoon sunlight falls on it.
If placing the plant in soil add fertilizers such as vermicompost every 2 months to balance the nutritional needs of the Lucky Bamboo plant. It must be noted that nutrients are lost with watering, so they must be replenished from time to time.
The Lucky Bamboo plant is quite forgiving and does well with most soil mixes.
Pruning the Lucky Bamboo plant regularly will ensure that it has a bushier, healthier growth. The plant also grows faster when pruned.
The Lucky Bamboo plant is less susceptible to pest attacks. However, spraying the plant with neem oil spray will be a good precautionary measure.
Yes, Lucky Bamboo plants are considered to represent abundance, happiness, and fortune, according to Feng Shui.
Yes, the Lucky Bamboo plant is the perfect indoor plant and will enhance any space you put it in.
The botanical name of the Lucky Bamboo plant is Dracena Sanderina.
4. Can we keep the Lucky Bamboo plant in the bedroom?
Yes, the Lucky Bamboo plant can be kept in your bedroom, as it is an excellent air-purifying plant.
The lucky Bamboo plant can be placed indoors on your work desk or at home. Just make sure it gets diffused light or indirect sunlight once a week.